As nouns the difference between inflection and tipping
is that inflection
is (grammar) a change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function while tipping
is the practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).
As a verb tipping is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(grammar) A change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function.
A change in pitch or tone of voice.
(mathematics) A change in curvature from concave to convex or from convex to concave.
A turning away from a straight course.
- an inflection for gender, number, or tense
* (grammar) conjugation
* (grammar) declension
The practice of leaving a tip (gratuity).
The act by which something is tipped or inclined.
* 2013 , Peter Andersson, Streetlife in Late Victorian London: The Constable and the Crowd
The dumping of rubbish.
(music) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing.
- Hat-tippings and cap-doffings are of course of a different nature to more elaborate verbal greetings. In etiquette manuals they may be described as incentives to a conversation, but in practice they seem to have been quite ceremonial.